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Knitted Cowl Hood
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90551AD This stylish feather and fan lace cowl can also be worn as a hood.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference (at widest point) About 34 in. (86.5 cm) Finished Height About 18 in. (45.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-143 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Antique Rose Deep medium rose



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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 8 (5 mm), 16 in. (40.5 cm) long Circular knitting needle size 8 (5 mm), 29 in. (73.5 cm) long
GAUGE:
14 sts + 22 rnds = 4 in (10 cm) in Stockinette st worked in the rnd (k every rnd). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog – 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
1.

The number of sts on your needle will vary from rnd to rnd.

Carefully count your sts after each rnd to ensure that you have the correct number of sts.

2.

Use different color markers for beg of rnd marker and for pattern repeat markers.


INSTRUCTIONS



COWL With longer circular needle, loosely cast on 171 sts.

Place marker for beginning of rnd.

Join by working the first st on left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.

Rnds 1 and 2: Purl.

Note: In next rnd, markers are placed to indicate pattern repeats.

Rnd 3: *K2, p15, k2, pm (place marker); rep from * around to last 19 sts, k2, p15, k2.

Rnd 4: *Ssk, k15, k2tog; rep from * around – 153 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 5: *Ssk, k13, k2tog; rep from * around – 135 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 6: *Ssk, k11, k2tog; rep from * around – 117 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 7: *Ssk, k1, (yo, k1) 8 times, k2tog; rep from * around – 171 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 8: Rep Rnd 3.

Rnds 9-13: Rep Rnds 3-7.

Rnds 14-19: Rep Rnds 8-13.

Rnd 20: Rep Rnd 3.

Rnds 21-24: Rep Rnds 3-6 – 117 sts at the end of Rnd 24.

Rnd 25: *Ssk, k1, (k1, yo) 6 times, k2, k2tog; rep from * around – 153 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnds 26 and 27: *K2, p13, k2; rep from * around.

Rnds 28 and 29: Rep Rnds 5 and 6 – 117 sts at the end of Rnd 29.

Note: Change to shorter circular needle when sts have been sufficiently decreased.

Rnd 30: *Ssk, k9, k2tog; rep from * around – 99 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 31: *K2, (k1, yo) 6 times, k3; rep from * around – 153 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnds 32-43: Rep Rnds 26-31 twice.

Rnds 44-48: Rep Rnds 26-30 – 99 sts at the end of Rnd 48.

Rnd 49: *K2, (k1, yo) 4 times, k5; rep from * around – 135 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnds 50 and 51: *K2, p11, k2; rep from * around.

Rnd 52: *Ssk, k11, k2tog; rep from * around – 117 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 53: *Ssk, k9, k2tog; rep from * around – 99 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 54: *Ssk, k7, k2tog; rep from * around – 81 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 55: *K2, (yo, k1) 5 times, yo, k2; rep from * around – 135 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnds 56–61: Rep Rnds 50–55.

Rnds 62–66: Rep Rnds 50–54 – 81 sts at the end of Rnd 54.

Rnd 67: *K2, (k1, yo) 4 times, k3; rep from * around – 117 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnds 68 and 69: *K2, p9, k2; rep from * around.

Rnd 70: Knit.

Rnd 71: *Ssk, k9, k2tog; rep from * around – 99 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 72: *Ssk, k7, k2tog; rep from * around – 81 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 73: *K2, (k1, yo) 4 times, k3; rep from * around – 117 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnds 74-97: Rep Rnds 68-73 four times.

Rnds 98-102: Rep Rnds 68-72 – 81 sts at the end of Rnd 102.

Rnds 103 and 104: Purl.

Bind off loosely, as if to purl.



FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
Pm = place marker
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over


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